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"Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Risks."

By Scott Godes, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP. Can you think of many, or, in fact, any, companies that are risk free when it comes to the areas of intellectual property or cybersecurity? If you represent companies with risks relating to intellectual property and cybersecurity, what insurance coverage...

Insurance Coverage for Denial-of-Service Attacks

By Scott Godes, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP It seems that 2011 has been the year of cyberattacks - denial of service attacks, data breaches, and more. Would your insurance policies cover those events? Beyond the denial of service attacks that made news headlines, a shocking "80 percent of...

Mitigating Cyber Risk: Strategies to Reduce Exposure

By Tyler Gerking It’s official—cybersecurity is now a top-ranked risk at the board level, according to the “ Lloyds Risk Index 2013 .” This should make digital risk a focus of senior corporate management. Those managing corporate risk should leverage the emerging cyber...

"Breaking Bad" in Cyberspace: a Challenge for the Insurance Industry

“ Breaking Bad” in Cyberspace: a Challenge for the Insurance Industry by Carrie E. Cope and Ian Reynolds of Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, PC points out that anyone who may have thought that potential risks from communications, and other activities, in cyber space have been exaggerated, or...